§33-31-10. Legal investments.

     (a) Association captive insurance companies and risk retention groups shall comply with the investment requirements contained in article eight of this chapter, as applicable. Subsection (b), section ten and section eleven, article seven of this chapter shall apply to association captive insurance companies and risk retention groups except to the extent it is inconsistent with approved accounting standards in use by the company. Notwithstanding any other provision of this article, the commissioner may approve the use of alternative reliable methods of valuation and rating.

     (b) No pure captive insurance company or industrial insured captive insurance company shall be subject to any restrictions on allowable investments whatever, including those limitations contained in article eight of this chapter: Provided, That the commissioner may prohibit or limit any investment that threatens the solvency or liquidity of any such company.

     (c) No pure captive insurance company may make a loan to or an investment in its parent company or affiliates without prior written approval of the commissioner, and any such loan or investment must be evidenced by documentation approved by the commissioner. Loans of minimum capital and surplus funds required by section four of this article are prohibited.